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  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Hackers never rest on their laurels, and are constantly finding new area to compromise security. And one particular prize is email accounts.
    How can you find out if someone has hacked your email account? This one simple trick outlined in the video can...  more
    One easy trick to foil mail bots
    • Feb 16
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Nothing on the list that I use.

    A hacker who was selling details of nearly 620 million online accounts stolen from 16 popular websites has now put up a second batch of 127 million records originating from 8 other sites for sale on the dark web.
    Last...  more
    Hacker Breaches Dozens of Sites, Puts 127 Million New Records Up
    • Feb 16
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    LOL Just another reason to never use anything facecrap or google!

    Vincent found that cybercriminals are distributing links to blogs and services that prompt visitors to first "login using Facebook account" to read an exclusive article or purchase a...  more
    WARNING – New Phishing Attack That Even Most Vigilant Users Coul
    • Feb 16
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    This is so cool I want to live there!
    Shared by: https://twitter.com/loretobgude
    Scientists Are Investigating Building a Space Station Inside a Giant Asteroid
    DAVID NIELD
    9 FEB 2019
    It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it's a wild...  more
    • Feb 10
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Apple iMac (2017) "$1,299 " FOR AN i5 quad core, 8 GIGS of memory, 2 GIG video card, NO SSD just a very slow 5400 RPM mechanical drive? That's a $300 to $400 computer! I refuse to even build that LOW end of a computer! Oh wait it has a 4k screen (THAT NO...  more
    Apple iMac (2017) review
    • Feb 9
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Finally something I can agree with MS on! But they need to get stupid companies to stop writing their sites in 30 year old code!


    Old habits die hard, but they do eventually have to die. Microsoft knows there are still plenty of businesses and...  more
    Microsoft begs you to stop using Internet Explorer
    • Feb 8
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Wow so the BILLION DOLLAR company is not willing to spend the money to fix their sub-standard work? Instead they just throw the people that were duped into using them under the bus!

    Sixteen months after it switched on its Fiber network in Louisville,...  more
    Google Fiber to shut down in Louisville after ongoing service is
    • Feb 7
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    LOL Got to love google phones! If google would give up the data mining and lock those phones down they would be great. Not like they need more money selling the data?

    Using an Android device?
    Beware! You have to remain more caution while opening an...  more
    Android Phones Can Get Hacked Just by Looking at a PNG Image
    • Feb 7
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    I guess the safest thing has always been the same? NEVER OPEN ANYTHING FROM ANYONE!

    It's 2019, and just opening an innocent looking office document file on your system can still allow hackers to compromise your computer.
    No, I'm not talking about yet...  more
    Severe RCE Flaw Disclosed in Popular LibreOffice and OpenOffice
    • Feb 7
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Mac users need to beware of a newly discovered piece of malware that steals their web browser cookies and credentials in an attempt to withdraw funds from their cryptocurrency exchange accounts.
    Dubbed CookieMiner due to its capability of stealing...  more
    New Mac Malware Targets Cookies to Steal From Cryptocurrency Wal
    • Feb 2
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Again what do I ALWAYS SAY DO NOT USE? iCloud & Google drive are on the same servers, Apple rents space from google and both are hacked ALL THE TIME. Not a secure place to keep anything important!

    Late last year when an unknown group of hackers stole...  more
    iCloud Possibly Suffered A Privacy Breach Last Year That Apple K
    • Jan 30
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Wow so nice of Google to decide what you find in your searches, to decide what google thinks you should see. Maybe google could help me get dressed, decide where and what to eat, when I use the bathroom, who I'm friends with...! Why does anyone still use...  more
    How Google's Jigsaw Is Trying to Detoxify the Internet
    • Jan 30
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    "Use a VPN to Access Blocked Content" get UN-FILTERED information around the world. You know like the REAL NEWS not what you're ALLOWED to see!

    For the past few years, I've spent the bulk of my time enumerating the many reasons you need a VPN. They...  more
    7 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Do With a VPN
    • Jan 30
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    And people think I hate certain things for no reason. When I warn people about something being junk or just BAD it's because I DO THE RESEARCH!

    On Monday a security bug popped up in Apple's FaceTime video chat app. The flaw let users exploit a group...  more
    You should probably turn off FaceTime even though Apple just fix
    • Jan 29
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    LOL Got to love those iPhones!

    Apple has acknowledged a flaw in its FaceTime software that allowed for brief eavesdropping - even if the recipient did not pick...  more
    • Jan 29
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    So pay for MS Office and get hacked or use Libre Office or Open Office for FREE and be safe!
    GandCrab ransomware and Ursnif virus spreading via MS Word macro
    • Jan 26
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    So google chrome sucks no matter where you use it? You just can't add that much tracking & data mining and make it safe.

    Same question I always have WHY WOULD ANYONE USE ANYTHING GOOGLE? LOL

    Google has finally patched a privacy vulnerability in its...  more
    Google Partially Patches Flaw in Chrome for Android 3 Years Afte
    • Jan 6
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    NEVER OPEN ATTACHMENTS!
    There are so many things I just NEVER use .pdf, no email from gmail, no fb, no apple, no google. And that equals NO security problems ever I bought my first computer over 30 years ago. And I have never had one virus, one piece of...  more
    Adobe Issues Emergency Patches for Two Critical Flaws in Acrobat
    • Jan 6
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    American explorer Victor Vescovo became the first human to dive on a solo mission and reach the deepest point of the Atlantic Ocean in an historic submersible dive that took him 27,480 feet down into the Puerto Rico Trench.

    Vescovo, known to have...  more
    Explorer makes historic submersible dive
    • December 22, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Just one word LINUX! It faster, safer, 100% FREE and 300% better the Winblows!

    A security researcher with Twitter alias SandboxEscaper today released proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for a new zero-day vulnerability affecting Microsoft's Windows...  more
    Hacker Discloses New Unpatched Windows Zero-Day Exploit On Twitt
    • December 22, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    LOL People still using Google, IE and Facecrap just crack me up! I mean no matter how many time you SHOW people, TELL people how bad those three things are they just DO NOT listen! Why because they talked to Joe the plumber and he said google, IE...  more
    Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Under-Attack IE Zero Day
    • December 20, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    The Amazon Kindle is a great ebook reader, but it's tightly tied to Amazon's ecosystem. If you have a Fire tablet or a smartphone, you can download other e-reading apps to beef up your library, but with the E Ink Kindles (including the new waterproof...  more
    How to Put Free Ebooks on Your Amazon Kindle
    • December 18, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    LOL Another day another facecrap breach well not really a breach facecrap just willing gave all your private photos to any hack app out there! But I have seen that there has been a 30+% drop in US facecrap users! Finally Americans are catching up to the...  more
    New Facebook Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users Photos to Third-Party
    • December 18, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    WOW 10 gigs of ram and so much more for ONLY $699!
    So you get 1 gig of ram with an $800 iphone or TWO gigs for a $1,100 iphone! LOL
    The OnePlus 6T McLaren edition packs 10GB of RAM
    • December 11, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    LOL The US trying to stop the decline in crApple products! At least the rest of the world has a clue on what crap apple phones are!
    Apple gets passed in phone sales by Huawei
    1. Samsung
    2....  more
    • December 11, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    What moron would still be using google? Crap spyware search engine well not really a search engine, gmail they read & use... Using google is like cows buying stock in McDonald's If anyone would ever READ anything they would know better then to use...  more
    Google+ to Shut Down Early After New API Flaw Hits 52.5 Million
    • December 11, 2018
    • beast-usa
      beast-usa With all the news about google, facecrap & apple I'm amazed daily that people still use any of them! Maybe Trump is right people are as dumb as you want them to be! LOLOL
    • beast-usa
      Alexandria Will you help undumb me for Christmas???
    • beast-usa
      beast-usa LOL First step to recovery is to stop using any of them! Dump google for bing or duckduckgo, dump gmail for outlook or yahoo and dump facecrap for anything! LOL
    • beast-usa
      spinny VIP Alex -i use duck to go -and i like it -i have realy not much trouble of spamming my emails or other promotion stuff apering - and its easy to install it - you can do if i could - gary sends you a good start page where you can then follow the instruction...  more
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    About ONE more year and adobe flash is GONE! I won't miss it at all!

    "Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player that hackers are actively exploiting in the wild as part of a targeted campaign...  more
    New Adobe Flash Zero-Day Exploit Found Hidden Inside MS Office D
    • December 7, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    LOL Does anyone still use that GARBAGE NOT-A-SEARCH Engine site? LOL Bing & Duckduckgo find what you are looking for not what some advertiser has PAID for you to find! LOL Morons still using google!

    "Google says it knows the best answer to your...  more
    Google removes search results from some queries
    • December 5, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    Now think if you did Mesh in your city, county, state? Yeah no need for an ISP.

    "Since they first hit the scene a few years back, mesh Wi-Fi systems have changed the look and feel of home networking. In place of an unsightly router that you would...  more
    How to Set Up a Wi-Fi Mesh Network
    • December 5, 2018
  • beast-usa
    beast-usa:
    So I guess some people are starting to care about supporting a company that ABUSES CHILDREN.

    "Microsoft is the most valuable U.S. public company, closing the day Friday ahead of Apple in Market cap.
    Microsoft surpassed Apple periodically...  more
    • November 30, 2018